Next Episode of First Dates Ireland is
Cupid's arrow is set to hit Irish shores this month when the brand new series of First Dates Ireland airs on RTÉ2. The restaurant doors will swing open bringing singletons from all over the country together in the hope of finding love.At the helm of the Irish First Dates restaurant is maître d' - Mateo Saina. Originally from Croatia, Mateo moved to Dublin in 2004 to take up a position at 'Browns on the Green'. Falling instantly in love with the city and its people, Mateo has lived here ever since. Joining Mateo is his team of merry matchmakers; barman Ethan Miles and waitress Alice Marr.The singletons who will visit the restaurant range in age from 20 to 70 plus. The unobtrusive cameras allow the daters to forget they are being filmed and start bonding. or not!
Sales assistant and part-time stripper Josie from Dublin compares tattoos with retail manager and part-time barber Gary from Wexford. Wrestling fan Declan from Kildare dates former cage fighter Clodagh from Cork, and student Mairead from Galway has to overcome her introverted nature when she meets out-going make-up artist Alex from Leitrim.
Comedian Edwin Sammon - better known to viewers as Father Gabriel from RTE2's Bridget and Eamon - flies in from the Edinburgh Festival hoping his date with physical therapist Emer from Athlone is no laughing matter. Dublin entrepreneur Arianna meets high-flying IT executive Brantley, originally from Alabama.
Native Irish speaker Ailbhe from Donegal meets PE teacher Joe from Wicklow, and make-up artist Jake is able to show his true colours to fellow Corkian - fashion design student Sean.
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